Cecelia Ahern is an Irish Author, she is orginally and lives still in Dublin, Ireland.
She has had many success with her novels, her latest novel, her 11th is the The Year I Met You.
Starting at a young age, Cecelia penned her first novel at the age of 21. The novel, PS, I love You was
an immediate hit. It sold in over 47 countries accross the world. The book was later turned into a film, starring Hilary Swank. The film as directed by Richard LaGravenese and produced by Wendy Finerman. PS, I Love You was one of the biggest-selling debut novels of 2004, the book reached the number one spot in Ireland and also in the UK. It was also a sold well throughout Europe and the USA, staying on the best-seller list in Germany for 52 weeks.
That same year, Cecelia produced another novel, Where Rainbows End. This book published in November reached the number one spot in Ireland and the UK, remaining at the top of the Irish bestsellers list for twelve weeks.
Where Rainbows End was adapted for film titled Love, Rosie and will be released in Oct 2014, starring Lily Collins and Sam Claflin.
Her third book If You Could See Me Now was published in November 2005 and also became an international bestseller. It may also hit the screen, as it has been reservedy producer Simon Brooks, producer of Love, Rosie.
Cecelia’s fourth novel A Place Called Here (published under the title There’s No Place Like Here in the US) also became an international number one bestseller.
Thanks For The Memories her fifth novel, another big hit and is now being adapted for a TV Drama Series.
The Gift was published in October 2008 and became an International bestseller. It is optioned by Oscar winning producer Andreas Bareiss, and it is going into production later this year.
Her seventh novel The Book Of Tomorrow was released in October 2009 and eOne Television are developing it for a TV series in the US.
In March of 2011 her two short stories, Girl in the Mirror were published.
In November of the same year The Time Of My Life was published, this also went on to become a big hit.
Her ninth and tenth books One Hundred Names and How To Fall In Love were also published in October 2012 and November 2013 , these novels also went on to become a big hits, reaching the top of the bestselling charts in Ireland and the UK again.
Awards for Cecelia Ahern
To date Cecelia Ahern has sold over 22 million copies of her novels in over 47 countries worldwide. She recieved a nomination for the Best Newcomer 2004/5 at the British Book Awards. This was for her first novel.
Cecelia also recived and award from the 2005 Irish Post Award for Literature. In the same year she was awarded a Corine Award for her second book Where Rainbows End. This award was from her German fans.
In 2006, another nomincation, the IMPAC award for PS I Love You. Cosmopolitan US gave her a book award the Fun Fearless Fiction Award 2007 for the novel If You Could See Me Now. The very popular magazine the Irish Tatler gave her the Writer of the Year in 2009. Cecelia’s fifth novel Thanks for the Memories was nominated for Most Popular Book in the British Book Awards 2008. Cecelia was voted Author of Year in the UK Glamour Women of the Year Awards in 2008. She has been married toDavid Keoghan since June 11, 2010. They have two children. If you would like to know more have a look at the independent article Cecelia Ahern on having a modern marriage: 'We don't like rules in our house'. Official page at the following link Cecelia Ahern Official Site